The Corporate Council on Africa

9 Flips | 1 Magazine | 3 Followers | @TheCorporat5fvm | The Corporate Council on Africa is the premier American organization devoted to U.S.-Africa business relations and includes as members more than 180 companies, which represent nearly 85 percent of total U.S. private sector investments in Africa. 

Africa draws investment dollars, despite the risks

When investors think of putting their money abroad, especially in conflict-ridden regions of the world, they have to factor big risks against …

Business Development

High Stakes for U.S. in Kenya

By Stephen Hayes<p>U.S. President Barack Obama is in East Africa, Kenya, then Ethiopia, making it his fourth trip to Africa during his Presidency. After …

Africa

The Road To Africa...The Path to a Better Power Grid?

President Obama heads to Africa this month for the Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit. The President aims to strengthen economic ties between the America and Africa. As part of that mission, Obama will meet with Kenyan and U.S. business leaders to highlight the opportunities in a fast growing …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

7 Myths About Doing Business in Sub-Saharan Africa

It’s 2015, and by now even latecomers among multinational corporations have decided to include African countries in their emerging market portfolios. However, many companies are not making the most of the Sub-Saharan Africa opportunity because of misconceptions about what it takes to succeed in the …

Winning in Africa’s consumer market

For consumer-goods companies, Africa holds much promise—but also many pitfalls. To succeed on the continent, companies must learn from the failures …

HOPE City aims to turn Ghana into the tech hub of West Africa

It has been said that over the next couple of decades around two billion people will migrate to cities. This is a figure that’s been predicted by the …

The world's best tourist destination for 2015?

The world’s best tourist destination? It’s not Spain, the US, or even Telegraph Travel readers’ favourite country New Zealand, but Ethiopia, according to the European Council on Tourism and Trade.<p>The East African country, which suffered a series of famines in the 1980s but can boast some of the …

Ten Great Reasons to Invest in Africa

By Stephen Hayes<p>More than anywhere else in the world, Africa has been discussed as the last emerging market in the world, the largest emerging …

South Africa